In Touch: Brad Pitt offered half of his fortune to Angelina & she turned it down

Brad Pitt arrives for the "Okja" premiere in New York City

Last week, Us Weekly had a source who claimed that Brad Pitt “is still determined to have a fully resolved situation” regarding his divorce from Angelina Jolie. Some of the lawyers in the comments yelled at me for saying that the Jolie-Pitt divorce is moving at a snail’s pace, but really, by celebrity-divorce standards, it IS moving slowly. There are a few outliers, of course, like Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s neverending conscious uncoupling divorce, but really: most celebrity divorces in California are done within a year. It seems like Angelina is the one holding things up, not out of a negotiation tactic for money, but as a way to protect the kids and retain as much custody as possible. Now someone has leaked some interesting info to In Touch Weekly: Brad has offered a very significant financial settlement to Angelina just to get the divorce resolved. Huh.

In an exclusive cover story last September, In Touch magazine revealed the details inside Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie’s $400 million divorce. Now, 14 months later, In Touch magazine is exclusively reporting that Angelina turned down Brad’s divorce settlement offer.

“Brad basically told his attorney to give Angie whatever amount of money she wants to settle the divorce, even though they have a prenup,” an insider tells In Touch exclusively, adding “he is willing to give her half” of his $250 million fortune.

But despite his generosity, Angelina, 42, won’t take it. “Angie has rejected every single monetary settlement offer,” says the insider, adding that she’s also continued to push back on his efforts to gain more custody of their six kids, Maddox, 16, Pax, 13, Zahara, 12, Shiloh, 11, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 9.

“He isn’t trying to buy Angie off and couldn’t care less about how he is perceived in the public eye when they do come to an eventual settlement,” says the insider, explaining that after weathering a child abuse investigation last year (he eventually was cleared of any wrongdoing) and publicly confessing that he’s struggled with alcohol issues for years, Brad, 53, feels he has nothing left to lose.

“Brad’s motivation is first and foremost the kids,” insists the insider. “Giving Angie a substantial chunk of his fortune will give the kids the quality of life they are used to with no changes. Brad and Angie spend at least $1 million a year on security for their children, including bodyguards. The costs add up, and Brad wants to continue to pay for those things. He also wants Angie to continue doing all of the humanitarian work she wants to do without worrying about finances.”

A rep for Brad had no comment.

[From In Touch Weekly]

I tend to believe that Brad wouldn’t truly give a sh-t about paying a significant financial settlement to Angelina. Money isn’t his raison d’être. But he does give a sh-t about his reputation and how things will look once all of the dust settles. It’s not so much that he wants custody of the kids – it’s that he’s worried about how it will look if Angelina gets sole custody. Meanwhile, Angelina is, I assume, still fighting for primary custody. Plus, she has plenty of money, I hope. Brad always had more money, more real estate, more investments, more art. But that means he was the one with the bigger overhead and more money going out every month. I wouldn’t be surprised if, when the dust does settle, Angelina will have refused all financial offers from Brad.

Angelina Jolie arrives for a Q&A at Egyptian Theatre

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  1. mellie says:

    I think they are both doing ok on the financial front, even if they had adopted 20 kids and had a nanny for each one.
    Sincerely,
    Working Middle Class (probably the lower end of…) America

    • SammyB says:

      If he was cleared on the investigation and is working to improve himself there is no reason why he shouldn’t have equal access to the kids. Unless there are urgent safety issues he needs to address, I agree with him that he should get equal access and say on their lives.

      • LadyT says:

        There is no IF about it. He was cleared on the abuse investigation and has worked to improve himself over the last 14 months. There is evidence that for a finite period of time as the marriage was failing that he drank too much, was distant and had a very explosive episode on a plane. Nothing before or since in his history would lead anyone to believe he’s an unfit father or that he wishes to not be a father, contrary to all the unsubstantiated claims here by posters. Way past time to back off the sole custody wish Angie.

      • Louise177 says:

        Brad was found not guilty not innocent. If he was the victim of lies he wouldn’t have supervised visitation for months and the kids wouldn’t be in therapy. It’s amazing how Brad admits he has problems yet Angelina is still painted as the evil shrew.

      • Paige says:

        @lady T why are you assuming she still wishes to gain sole custody? In touch has the real scoop? nah.
        Facts- She bought a house close enough for the kids to walk back and forth. If she wanted to keep them from their father she wouldn’t have moved close to him. The kids also get to stay in the same neighborhood with friends and whatnot. They are working things out behind the scenes and we don’t know the facts.

      • LadyT says:

        My response is to this Celebitchy article, not low tier In Touch. It’s nice she bought a house near Brad that allows for visitation but that’s not evidence that she’s changed her mind about sole physical custody. You’re right. Eventually we’ll see. Been a long time. Time to work it out.

      • Joyce says:

        I agree with everything you said Lady T

      • magnoliarose says:

        When people are cleared, they are cleared. By all accounts, he wants to see his kids and stopped drinking to be a better father. Isn’t that what a person is supposed to do? Don’t beat up on someone for an addiction that they decided to fix.
        I do think if something doesn’t happen the situation might get ugly again and that would be unfortunate.

      • RandomGirl says:

        I agree that he should as well. I’ve always liked both of them as a couple and when they’re single. I don’t understand why a lot of people want to over analyse their relationship. Why must there be an ulterior motive behind the reason for him wanting more custody of his children? No one should ever doubt a parent’s love for their kids unless they’ve seen things from that person to question it. They both seem like good parents so why not have shared custody? Not every parent is perfect and every parent is different so whatever personal issues each may be going through, it’s not our place to say what we think each is deserving of.

    • Anna says:

      I like both Angie and Brad. Not one more than the other. I like both of their movies equally, some are great and some not so great. IMO they both seem like decent people and of course they both love their kids. TBS—Anyone who believes that Angie will get ‘sole custody’ is fantasizing. She will probably be the primary custodial parent. It just doesn’t exist in cases like this. Judges do not give parents sole custody. PERIOD. I work in the field and I swear to you it is rare for a parent to lose custody and when they do it is usually a Children’s Court case and not a Superior Court case. There has NEVER BEEN A CHILDREN’S COURT CASE IN THIS MATTER. They will both retain legal and physical custody. Her being the primary custodian and he sharing custody. Most families do 1/2 weeks, but these children do not attend regular school so they have freedom to set it up however they wish. They are co-parenting now and that is the only decent thing to do FOR THEIR CHILDREN. Those harping on Brad being a bad parent…I do not believe that. He went off track for sure, but Angelina would never have married him after 9 years together parenting their kids if he were a bad father. The end.

      • Frosty says:

        Thanks for your rational comments Anna.

      • kilk says:

        People instead of reading websites, gossip magazines, should read the emails of lawyers ….. Angelina’s lawyer said that the ultimate goal is shared custody …….

        Brad only lost contact with his children because of his attitude on the plane and the involvement of the DCFS, something serious happened that by the documents immediately Brad the day of the accident did not return home and Angelina decided to ask for the divorce, because Brad was only authorized by the DCFS to have contact with the children after almost 1 month away from them …. the incident happened on September 14 and only 24 days after the occurrence that Brad had access to the children with supervision of the DCFS therapists on October 8. … these same therapists would continue to evaluate Brad as well as the appointed physician for him to do daily screenings for drug and drink use, and Brad to continue with individual sessions with the children and in a therapy group to solve his problems. ..

        Brad’s lawyer and Angelina’s lawyer say the children were traumatized and the older ones did not even want to have contact with Brad.

        In the emails says that the person responsible for DCFS even after the investigation was over … stipulated and called on Brad and Angelina’s attorneys to jointly sign the plan in which Brad would continue with the monitored visits and continue testing to prove that he was not using drugs or drinking and that he was looking for therapeutic help to improve his behavior with his children and in my opinion the divorce, Angelina leaving Brad’s home with their children was paramount for the investigation to close and Brad to commit ” (which in the language of several DCFS cases is actually mandatory and if it does not comply with DCFS can reopen the case)

        Brad is a person who does not like to follow orders, accustomed to having everything he wants …. in the emails of the woman who worked at Miraval, Brad’s emails are from a person accustomed to wanting others to do the that he wants …. he’s not a poor guy, he’s a very powerful man and he’s always had control of everything, he was angry with DCFS, and it was not until March 2017 that he settled down and found a therapist that he liked …. started making sculpture …. began to organize a new image ….. and committed to follow the process …. which by lawyers could take from 6 months to 1 year …. but as Brad did not want to follow what he agreed with the DCFS he was a risk to the children …. if Angelina had not taken several steps quickly the DCFS could take the children out of her too……

        One day maybe we will know what happened to them …… I hope that Brad really is doing everything to be a father present for the children ….. he speaks talks …. but with attitudes he does little. …..

        The media helped by a lot of people connected to Brad helped to distort the truth ….. but the truth is that Angelina did everything to protect the children from a greater trauma that was the children being taken from her as well.

        It’s not Angelina who has the power to decide the time her children had with Brad ….. he’s still a cowardly, weak guy and focused only on him …. maybe now he gets better

      • cindy says:

        I like them both too. I do think brad is a pretty image conscious, and for that matter probably Angelina is too. BUT, it is their job to be image conscious to an extent. On a darker note, given all the abuse of women in Hollywood (and everywhere), I could be 100% wrong, I really hope not.

      • LadyT says:

        Kilk- Listen to Angie’s lawyer? Laura Wasser, the same one that defended Depp against Amber Heard’s allegations? They say what they need to say to represent their client. I didn’t make it past your first paragraph.

      • crogirl says:

        “Listen to Angie’s lawyer? Laura Wasser, the same one that defended Depp against Amber Heard’s allegations? They say what they need to say to represent their client.”

        Guess we should listen to Brad’s lawyer who defended Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson?

      • LadyT says:

        You changed the subject but sure, same goes for his lawyers. I said lawyers say what they need to say to represent their clients. Kilk started her post as if Wasser should be believed without question and I expressed doubt.

      • crogirl says:

        I agree that lawyers say what’s in interest of their clients. But since this whole thing begun, some people (I don’t mean you) and all the tabloids where all like Angie hired this mean woman to attack Brad while no one even mentioned his lawyer or the fact that he defended some sketchy people, to put it mildly.

        And while I am sure both Wasser and Spiegel do what their clients tell them, the impression I got from those e-mails was that Spiegel is a classic bully.

      • magnoliarose says:

        Lady T. Yes. Divorce lawyers have NO motives and are subjective. All the time. (sarc)

      • Cine says:

        Lord. Lawyers are lawyers. They say what they have to to benefit their client. Why on earth is that a mystery? You cannot judge the integrity of a lawyer based on his clientele.

      • Natalia says:

        Finally a voice of reason and completion, thanks Anna.

  2. Andrea1 says:

    Angie always wants what she wants. She is a very strong willed woman. Let’s see how this plays out! I agree its all about reputation for Brad.

  3. Snowflake says:

    They were my favorite couple. Why couldn’t they stay together? Sob!

    • Lucy says:

      Because he’s an abusive asshole ?

      • Maya says:

        Yeah and we believe every woman in the world unless she is called Angelina Jolie.

        BTW – Brad himself admitted to his alcoholism and drug taking and that he misbehaved on that plane trip..

      • Curious says:

        All those Hollywood big wigs had several allegations against them from many people over many years.
        Pitt just has 1 allegation from his future ex-wife who wants full custody.

        Well, problem is that there are NO details on the alleged abuse. Angie didn’t give any details but she just made some claims. Was it verbal / physical / sexual???
        As there were several children and nannies / staff present I doubt there is a lack of witnesses.

        Then the investigation cleared him. So technically by now if you claim Pitt committed abuse you are committing slander. And this is likely why Jolie never specified what kind of abuse Pitt had committed. She would have gotten sued for slander. Not just because there was no evidence of abuse. But likely because there was evidence that there WASN’T abuse. All those witnesses.

        You could attack any man this way. Just claim he had committed abuse. Don’t give details. Encourage an investigation. And if they don’t find anything despite those witnesses then he is guilty nevertheless?????

      • Kitten says:

        Ha. I liked them so much together, too. I like them individually as well, but damn they were a sexy-ass couple.

        I honestly don’t understand people’s characterization of Brad Pitt around here. I know he’s been slightly messy and has made mistakes, but he’s always struck me as well-meaning guy.

      • Curious says:

        Yep. I don’t get that either. He didn’t beat anybody up. No sexual offences or crimes.
        No wroingdoing as a father (at least no proof).

        So??? Guy has / had a drug problem. That was known to.
        It is difficult to treat addiction issues. That should be known, too.
        Give him some chops at least. He isn’t a predator.

      • Boo Peep says:

        @Kitten I really liked your comments in the Amber Heard threads, so I’m a bit surprised by your defense of Brad here. Maybe I’m misunderstanding what you mean?

        By his own admission, Brad was an alcoholic and is now seeking treatment. Getting treatment is his responsibility, and his addiction could definitely present an issue in his parenting. It has presented an issue in the past, when he got into an altercation with one of his children.

        Yet I see a lot of commenters on this thread saying that Brad is being vilified by Angelina and other commenters, just a nice guy getting beat down by the world. He may be nice, but nice people should also be held accountable for their actions.

        I don’t see why Brad leak’s regarding his perspective on custody negotiations = Brad being unfairly targeted by Angelina and commenters?

        ( I also liked them better together ;___; Brad is better at image spinning and I’m starting to think that he was what kept their image polished considering how Angelina’s been managing her image post-breakup.)

        Re: commenters talking about Brad being denied his children

        Sounds like they’re still negotiating and the aim is joint. But depending on how Brad’s treatment is coming along, would it be unreasonable even if Angelina wanted sole custody?

      • LadyT says:

        Given what we know I think it is utterly unreasonable for Jolie to seek sole custody. A resolved drinking problem and an altercation with a teenager does not merit losing custody of your six children. That is absurd. I personally think it’s an inability or unwillingness to coparent rather than any dire safety issue posed by Brad at this point. If the aim was in fact joint custody by both parents, there would be no need for negotiations and the custody aspect of this divorce would be swiftly settled. Joint. Agreed. Sign. Simple. I suspect that is not the case.

      • Bo Peep says:

        @LadyT

        Do we know that Brad’s drinking problem has been resolved? It’s been about a year, which is a time when addicts struggle the most with maintaining sobriety. I’m glad that Brad seems to be working on this, but addiction usually isn’t a done and over with deal.

        And what we know sounds pretty alarming. Alcoholism and an altercation where Brad had to clarify that he didn’t hit his son in the face?

        I’m not advocating for sole custody in this case, and I could also believe it if Angelina had an axe to grind. But I wouldn’t blame a parent for seeking sole custody if they believed their spouse was an unfit parent based on his addiction troubles and subsequent outburst. From what we know, I don’t think her belief would be unreasonable (if she holds this belief).

        Honestly, even in cases of the most amicable separated couples, joint custody can take months. Their legal teams hammer out a family plan, which can involve joint legal and physical custody. Given that Brad and Angelina travel often, and the children previously lived with Angelina more often, how does the joint physical custody work out? Brad and Angelina have to negotiate a schedule and then submit it to a judge who has the final say. If they don’t agree, we’ll hear about it from the media outlets, and they’ll get a court hearing.

        If Angelina is being unfairly biased and projecting her own feelings about Brad onto the relationship that he has with his children, then Brad can turn to the court hearing. He has the wealth, resources and options to successfully navigate this case.

      • LadyT says:

        I think I made my beliefs clear. If new info comes out tomorrow I’ll adjust them. You’re right in that they both have the wealth and resources to fight this out as long as needed thru lawyers. I just think that’s a crying shame and most definitely not for the best.

  4. TheOtherMaria says:

    I doubt it’s about reputation and more about getting some finality.

    I hope they can meet eachother halfway at least; she’s always been there for her children and he seems to be walking a straight road these days (hopefully).

    Those kids need both their parents, I hope for their sake they get just that.

    • Millenial says:

      I don’t think it’s about reputation either, and I think that’s a bad take. I think Brad probably loves his kids, too, and wants joint custody because he cares about his family. Hitting rock bottom tends to make people realize what’s really important, and he’d probably like a second chance to be a good dad.

      Assuming Brad has taken steps to get healthy, it’s probably in most of their best interests to allow him to be a father. I like Angelina a lot, but I tend to think she still carries around a lot of baggage about her own upbringing. I think she’s trying to be like her mother– doing it all.

      • Tara says:

        @millenial: agreed. I honestly think she should take the settlement, agree to joint custody, and work with Brad to move forward. I loved them as a couple, believe he was acting irresponsibly, and now has cleaned up his act. Time for the next chapter.

      • Lady D says:

        Angie is the one who was talking joint custody from the beginning. So was her lawyer.
        “believe he was acting irresponsibly” Irresponsibly? His actions terrified their children, got DFC involved and triggered a divorce. His actions went far, far beyond merely ‘irresponsible.’

      • LadyT says:

        Talking joint custody and acting on joint custody are two entirely different things. If both parents were in agreement there would be no need for lengthy custody negotiations. Wasser also claimed Depp was innocent of Amber’s allegations. They say what they will.

      • Tara says:

        Jesus, LadyT. How many question marks do you need to disagree with an adjective?

        However you choose to describe it, I mean to say that Brad was at fault. However unless he’s an incorrigible abuser, I think he should be in the kids ‘ lives, and possibly have joint custody. Obviously it’s for a court to determine that because they’d have more info than some random gossip commenter like me.

      • LadyT says:

        Tara—-I think mean LadyD not T. Two very different views. Irresponsible is perfectly good word.

    • lucy2 says:

      I think his reputation is very important to him, but so is his relationship with his kids.

      If it’s healthy and safe for the kids, I hope they can work something out where they have both parents and as much stability as possible.

      • pwal says:

        It’s kinda ludicrous that some would see caring about one’s reputation as a bad thing. Given that he came from Missouri, didn’t benefit from nepotism, never depended on franchise/tentpole flicks for buzz and still managed to be a part of some of the most intriguing films of the last 20 years says a lot about him. And hell yeah, he should fight for the reputation that was bolstered from his hard work/good professional judgements. Everyday, we’re seeing careers damaged and/or ended due to bad judgement and actions on the job. So far, much to many people’s chagrin, he doesn’t seem to be a member of the dishonorable HW fraternity. And if the applause from last year’s GGs is an accurate barometer, he will continue to be fine professionally, among his peers.

        At least people have progressed from saying that he only cares about his image. Reputation can be more tangible than image.

      • Mildred Pierce says:

        After what transpired these last few weeks in Hollywood, their love/applauds mean nothing. Weinstein and Spacey also got applauded, nominated and won awards.

      • LadyT says:

        That’s some awkward logic there Mildred. Pitt received an enthusiastic applause AFTER public allegations were made against him. EVERYONE in that audience was probably thinking “Gee I’ve always heard decent things about him. I am someone /know someone that has acted like an ass when drinking too or needed to get their priorities back under control too or had a nasty fight with their teenager too or went thru an ugly divorce too. He’s really been through the wringer and I’m just not convinced he’s suddenly an abusive monster.”
        Last year BEFORE the public allegations and magnitude of the depravity was exposed Weinstein, Spacey etc were still accepted and applauded. I don’t see that happening this year. Further, I don’t think Casey Affleck would be winning this year. Comparing apples to oranges misses the mark.

    • Anna says:

      It’s not up to Angelina how much Brad sees his children. California Superior Court does not work that way. Parents are given equal footing in the Court’s eyes. They will both retain legal and physical custody. I believe that this divorce will be bifurcated a divorce will be granted but the financial/property side will take a while to sort out. I DO BELIEVE that there is a hitch in the property and financial negotiations. It is as common as the sunrise to have high wealth couples take forever to sort out a settlement. They don’t have to jump at any offer. This IS ABOUT MONEY AND PROPERTY. She may not be the only hold out. She would have proposed a settlement as well which means that he rejected her offer as well. If this story carries any validity at all…it’s a two way negotiation. Someone’s trying to make her look bad, when he is also refusing to settle…or IT’S SETTLED AND NO ONE KNOWS BECAUSE IT’S NOBODY’S BUSINESS.

  5. Talie says:

    First of all, in no way do I believe they have that much money. They spent like crazy and neither one brings in the box office like they used to. That’s another reason why Angelina can’t just jet around with all the kids anymore to exotic locales…too costly.

    • Iknowwhatboyslike says:

      I think it’s quite possible for Brad to be as rich as this claims. He doesn’t seem like one to put his money in the bank and watch it grow 1% a year. With property and investments, I’m sure their net worth could be close to 400 million.

    • Shak says:

      Jolie does not have that much money

      • truth hurts says:

        She had 25 million dollars lying around to spend on a house. She and Pitt own that 60 million dollar home in France together. She has had endorsements and gets a pretty good chunk of cash from the few films she does do and got a backend of 735 million on Malfeficent. So I can believe she has some cash. All of that traveling is on UN money and studio money so that doesn’t count. She rarely vacations. She doesn’t buy that many clothes which most of them are given to her by designers to wear along with the purses. You all need a crash course in celebrity stats I see.
        I think she is smarter with her money than Brad he is the spender on silly things, just look at what he spent for that lighting in that French home.

      • Sally says:

        Angie is the frugal one, Brad is the one that spent as if he was printing money in the basement. Angie has enough money to live exactly as she does now the rest of her life and still leave a fortune to her children.

      • magnoliarose says:

        @Sally
        That isn’t true. They both liked spending money. She has high tastes too, and there is nothing wrong with that.

      • Sally says:

        @magnoliarose

        Angie doesn’t spend millions on furniture, or remodeling houses. Angie left BBT and moved out leaving him with the house SHE OWNED.

        Angie has always said, “Donate a third, save a third, and live off a third”, it seems to be working for her.

    • Peggy says:

      It’s not about money, one parent just can’t pick up the children and leave the Country, without the other parent’s permission.

    • Beth says:

      So many rich people in Hollywood waste millions on houses,cars,and traveling, and don’t seem to realize that money doesn’t grow on trees and there might be a time when they’re not longer successful enough to make much money.

      • Esmom says:

        It’s so true. You hear the same about former professional athletes. It’s like they never had lessons on basic financial management.

      • The Original G says:

        Houses are investments. The other stuff- yeah it’s entertainment.

      • Beth says:

        Quite often the multiple ridiculously expensive houses rich people buy and barely use, end up being complete waste of money investments when they end up having to sell them for millions of dollars less than they paid for them. Gotta be more careful with money that might not last forever

      • Curious says:

        A lot of former athletes get screwed by their so-called managers. Ask Tyson.

        On the other hand a manager who tells his athlete that buying a huge home might be unwise because he might not earn that much in the future – some athletes think that that is negative thinking. And they fire the manager. It is much nicer to be told that everything is going so well and that you can buy a huge home because in the future you will earn even more …

      • magnoliarose says:

        @Beth

        Houses aren’t always an investment. My first apartment I bought and still own but don’t live in is a rental now. It is an investment for solely that reason. My husband sold his place and made some money, but we just poured into our personal living real estate.
        Stars buy ridiculous houses that I can’t imagine will ever be an investment since so few people are willing to pay 70 million dollars for a house. Billionaires hardly want to spend that unless they are money laundering oligarchs. It’s ostentatious unless it is a historical estate in Europe or something.

        I was advised that a person should buy a house they want to live in and invest in your happiness and comfort. The markets are too unpredictable, and it is best to be smart when you buy, but it is possible you may make some profit, but it is not a guarantee outside of very tight eternally coveted markets.
        I have taken my money from my apartment and bought another green apartment and keep going that way.

        So for Angelina, she would probably get her money back, but I am pretty sure he helps as part of a temporary agreement. She most likely won’t get hit if she sells it but I hope they are happy there more than anything.

  6. Seraphina says:

    As a mother of two kids, if the offense is great enough, I too would fight for sole custody. There is a line a mother draws and once it’s crossed, there is no repair – no amount of money will help cross back in and maybe this the case with AJ. And who knows what went on behind closed doors. I’ve learned that what may Be picture perfect sometimes isn’t.

    I wish them all the best and hope they find a resolution that both can live with and gives the children as much normalcy as possible.

  7. Adorable says:

    “Brad couldn’t care less how he’s perceived in the public”yea right…That why he insisted everything be kept private “For the kids sake”(Eye roll)..Even the tone of this Article is so team brad to me,as in he’s the good guy wanting to solve everything,& she’s the difficult b*** keeping His kids away from him….Oh Brad,grow up & be a man!

    • Sally says:

      Three of the kids are old enough to not see their father if that’s their wish, Shiloh is on the edge of being old enough, the twins are the only children that would have no say, unless they really resisted spending too much time with their father.

      The trust between Brad and his children has been broken, they will never forget what he did, he might as well face it, all the PR in the world cannot change the way his children now perceive him.

  8. Peggy says:

    Jolie wanted Brad to clean up his act, and he realized, he had to in order to spend time with the children.
    Why would she talk about reunification of the family if Brad was not going to get shared custody.
    I’m sure the children are back to spending overnights with Brad.
    Growing up without a father, I’m sure she would want her children’s father in their lives, and there is no question that they love their father.

  9. Cs says:

    Whyyyyyyy would Angelina ever take a settlement like that? Not only does she not need the money AND give away a lot of the leverage for child custody, but also can you imagine the headlines? She’d be painted as a gold digger for the rest of her life.

    • Sally says:

      Three of the kids are old enough to not see their father if that’s their wish, Shiloh is on the edge of being old enough, the twins are the only children that would have no say, unless they really resisted spending too much time with their father.

      The trust between Brad and his children has been broken, they will never forget what he did, he might as well face it, all the PR in the world cannot change the way his children now perceive him.

    • Curious says:

      She will take the money. Likely she will have it tied up in trusts for the children.

      @ Sally
      As Pitt was cleared of any wrongdoing by the authorities may I ask what exactly the kids should loathe Pitt for?

      • Lady D says:

        Adults may have cleared him, but clearly his children saw/heard something that changed the way they view their father, based on his actions. The whole family dynamic changed because of the plane incident.

      • LadyT says:

        The whole family dynamic changed because of the plane incident because a) Brad acted horribly, and b) the aftermath was handled horribly which caused more damage and divide. For example, not talking to the father of your children for months is not conducive to healing the family.

      • Sally says:

        @curious

        “Cleared ” and “innocent’ are not the same, not when it comes to having some sort of alcoholic raging fit in front of children and actually attacking your child. Brad Pitt wants PR to sweep under the rug what he did, his children undoubtedly cares little to nothing when it comes to Pitt’s PR.

        Brad will never get joint custody, it’s apparent after over a year they are happy and healthy living with their mother. Brad will end up with visitation while Angie maintains primary custody, which would be best for the children.

        If Brad actually did have his attorney’s put out that tabloid slur against Angie, it means he’s sunk to a new low. Personally, I think it’s just tabloids whistling in the wind……again.

  10. Peggy says:

    Correct me if I’m wrong, don’t prenupsl expire after ten years and they were together twelve.
    A gold digger is mild compared to to some of the names she been called.

  11. Sarah says:

    Why is anyone believing anything that comes from these trash rags? I think they are healing as a family & tabloids as usual, know nothing about what’s happening in their lives. Just looking to sell the narrative that works.

  12. LOL says:

    BRAD AND HIS PR ARE SURE WORKING OVERTIME-WHY NOT TALK ABOUT WHY HE STILL ISN’T SEEN WITH HIS 6 KIDS? OR IS THAT THE REASON HIS TEAM IS DEFLECTING WITH BS LEAKS TO TABLOIDS.

  13. shell says:

    Don’t think any of this is true …… When was the last time Intouch had a good source, much less Exclusive.

  14. Here's Wilson says:

    The older he gets the more ho hum he becomes…i dont think i could ever land fight club brad but I’ve definetly banged a current day aging brad doppelganger

  15. spidey says:

    How long did Brad have a problem I wonder? Did this start before they had completed their family or after.

    And why did she agree to marry him so long into the relationship, unless things went bad afterwards.

  16. HoustonGrl says:

    I still can’t believe they split up.

  17. Peggy says:

    In Touch is funny, another tabloid is claiming she is using voodoo to get Brad back, but it don’t work, if the person don’t want to come back.
    Business is down in the rag trade, even People Magazine sales are down, news is instant now, so by the time they publish the magazine another story is breaking.

  18. Mônica says:

    I wish the best for Brad and the kids.They deserve

  19. raincoaster says:

    You can only spend so much on clothes, cigarettes, and heroin, I guess.

  20. judy says:

    I hope they come to an agreement for the sake of the children, they need a mother and a father.

  21. perplexed says:

    Setting aside whatever faults he may have, he seems kind of traditional in some ways. I could see him offering half of his fortune because he things that’s what a man is supposed to do. I don’t think he’d do it just to look good. Based on the fact he wanted a football team of kids, I tend to think he genuinely subscribes to certain traditions.

    He may be an emotional mess, but he also seems like the type who wants to provide for his kids financially.

  22. Curious says:

    that after weathering a child abuse investigation last year (he eventually was cleared of any wrongdoing) and publicly confessing that he’s struggled with alcohol issues for years, Brad, 53

    _______________

    What exactly is Jolie’s reason for opposing shared custody?
    An alcoholic sobering up isn’t denied some kind of shared or reduced custody.

  23. stinky says:

    i guess im the only one who doesnt give a toss about those kids of theirs.
    srsly.

  24. Zoe says:

    @curious your posts are refreshing

  25. Layla Love says:

    Time for everyone to move on! Live your own life and leave these people and their children to their privacy.